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Mongol.

The story of Genghis Khan presented through the eyes of noted Russian film maker Sergei Bodrov.

Ironclad.

Based on the reign of King John, the controversial English Monarch who ruled England after the death of his more famous brother, Richard the Lion Heart, Ironclad focuses on the Baronial revolt that plunged England into a state of civil war in the twelfth century and the historically true battle fought over Rochester Castle.

Humayun Badshah.

Expanded from a thesis approved by the London university in 1927 and published in 1938 as a full fledged academic book on the early reign of the second Mughal emperor, the Humayun Badshah remains an unchallenged authority on the embattled Turcko-Mongol regent Naseer-ud-din-baig-Muhammad-Humayun.
Buying Cigarettes in India, Review

Making money out of an addiction.

How to buy those cancer sticks in a country that contributed 110 million smokers.

Stalingrad.

Directed by German film director Joseph Vilsmaier and released in 1993, Stalingrad is a war film that strives to recreate in brutally honest fashion the historically true battle of Stalingrad of World War 2.

Ashoka and the Decline of the Mauryas.

Penned by an author recognized as one of India's distinguished historians, the book Ashoka and the Decline of the Maruyas offers suggestions and insights of the disintegration of ancient India's largest empire.

The Penguin History of the World.

History of the World, 6th edition, is what one can possibly hope for in a history book - an up to date product of two eminent historians of the 21st century, historical accuracy and available in a handheld size.

A Bridge Too Far.

Based on the historically true military operation 'Market Garden' that was the largest airborne operation of World War II.

Zulu.

The next encounter between a victorious Zulu army and a small garrison of British soldiers, historically known as the battle of Rorke's drift.

Gorillas in the mist.

A 1988 motion picture based on the life of American primatologist Dian Fossey - a lone woman environmentalist who fought for the conservation of mountain Gorillas in Rawanda, East Africa.